1950s: Fly-de-High! Butlin’s from above

The Butlin’s Ocean Hotel, Saltdean in all its 1950s heyday splendour! Here the Ocean is captured from an ‘eye in the sky’ by Aero Pictorial. Note

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Saltdean Lido: ‘Car park for a 1000 cars’

A Saltdean Estate Company promotional poster for the Saltdean Lido from circa 1938 /39.  Interestingly advertising ‘separate changing cubicles for

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‘NEW AND WONDERFUL OCEAN HOTEL’

A Saltdean Estate Company promotional poster for the ‘new and wonderful’ Ocean Hotel in ‘sunny Saltdean’. The Ocean Hotel and

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Saltdean: ‘Invigorating with a high average of sunshine’

Saltdean, Brighton for Your Ideal Seaside Home!   This Saltdean Estate Co Ltd promotional poster dates from after 1938 as

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1930s: Saltdean Lido entrance sign and kiosk?

The Saltdean Lido of the late 1930s or early 1940s, it had not long been opened for business in this

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1930s: Building Whitecliffs Cafe & Undercliff Walk, Saltdean

This wonderful picture shows the construction underway of The Whitecliffs Cafe and The Undercliff Walk at Saltdean. Our research has

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1938: Shiny new Saltdean Lido & Ocean Hotel

A brand new looking Saltdean Lido and Ocean Hotel. We believe this is Saltdean circa 1938, note the Ocean Garage

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Rare picture of Saltdean Lido Boating Pool

Saltdean Lido Boating pool A rare picture of the Saltdean Lido featuring the ‘boating pool’ located mid left in picture

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1967 Saltdean Beach: The Summer of Love

The message on the back of this Constance postcard, postmarked 1982 reads: ”This is where we spend most of the

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Famous Brighton landmark to get a name change!

June 30th 2016: There’s been a bit of fussing in Brighton over recent months about changing the name of one

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Saltdean 1926: The Knap, Looes Barn and sheep

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Val Boaks.  Val became a good friend to The Saltdean Zone,

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Luftwaffe reconnaissance photo of Saltdean, Brighton

A gift from Brighton and Hove Stuff: this image, we believe, was taken in the early 1940s. It appears to be

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The Queen in Rottingdean: 1962 royal visit to Brighton

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip in Rottingdean during their visit to Sussex in 1962. Were you there? If you

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Lido reflections: Do you have a Lido memory to share?

We are now developing a place to collect people’s memories of Saltdean and nearby, which can be constantly added to

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